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In this course, students critically analyze and solve real-world problems using Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry. Students apply advanced quantitative reasoning techniques to solve problems and make decisions through discrete and continuous modeling. Topics include economics, finance, statistics, growth/decay models, and graph theory.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

#### Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

#### Applications of Geometry and Trigonometry

• Contrast different types of geometry and their various uses.
• Define, in mathematical terms, plane symmetry and tiling.

• Apply trigonometric formulas to real-world measurement scenarios.
• Determine the type of symmetry in a given tiling.
• Identify various arguments for the Pythagorean theorem.

#### Mathematical Thinking

• Define mathematical reasoning.
• Determine a process to approach word scenarios with mathematical reasoning.
• Apply various problem-solving strategies to find the essential part of the problem.
• Apply algebraic reasoning to exponential financial growth and decay.

#### Graph Theory

• Define graphs as a mathematical object.
• Use graphs to model real-word scenarios.
• Analyze the connections between plane graphs and solid geometry.

#### Descriptive Statistics

• Calculate and interpret statistical summaries of central tendency and variation.
• Interpret data distributions graphically.
• Analyze how data is obtained and summarized.

#### Inferential Statistics

• Use sample statistics to make predictions about entire populations.
• Distinguish between the statistical and practical meanings of the word significance.
• Explain how iterating simple processes lead to complex behavior.
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